Scale Degrees: How to Find the Steps of the Scale

Scales, chords and intervals are all related concepts in music theory.

As you learn them, you’ll often hear different words used to explain how they work.

One of the most common is the term scale degrees.

But what are scale degrees exactly? And how are they different from intervals?

In this article I’ll explain what scale degrees are and why they’re important to know.
Let’s get started.